Women Like Weed More Than Men Do, New Study Suggests

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Researchers discovered that adolescent female mice who have a common gene variation are more susceptible to THC dependency than males.

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An intriguing new research study suggests that a genetic variation could cause a small percentage of young women to have a higher risk of becoming dependent on weed than men.

The study, published in Science Advances this week, found that adolescent female mice that have a common gene variation are more susceptible to THC dependency than males. Researchers from the Weill Cornell Medical College undertook this study to explore whether genetic variations in the body's endocannabinoid...

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